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Is douhua / doufuhua 豆腐花 / tofu fa / tofu pudding served & sold in the outer boroughs ?

I know they sell them at Fong Inn Too & Kong Kee in Manhattan, has anyone come across this dessert in the outer boroughs ?

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  1. Soy Bean Chen Flower Shop, the combo tofu window and florist at 135-26 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, Queens.

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    Soy Bean Chen
    135-26 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11354

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    1. re: kathryn

      kathryn has got this, soy bean chan is better than any of the places in the city

      their soy bean milk is very good as well

      1. re: Lau

        Also they are a FLORIST! How can you beat that, really?

    2. Xi'an Famous Foods has the fiery, chili oil laced doufu hua (a. k. a. doufu nao) at their outlets. I think they call it "Chang'an Doufu" or something that.

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      Xi'an Famous Foods
      41-28 Main St, Queens, NY 11355

       
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      1. re: soupçon

        That photo made me drool on my keyboard ...

        1. re: soupçon

          I love love love that stuff, one of the top ten most delicious things ever.

        2. I believe I've seen it sold at one of the stalls on 8th Ave in the 50s in Brooklyn. But I don't think they're present all the time.

          1. The fresh Dofu Fa at what used to be called Gum Fung was excellent, topped with a great sweet, thin syrup. I have had it at the new Jade Asian about six months ago when I was last there and it was also excellent, but the syrup wasn't as good. It may just have been a bad day or it was too watered down. They come around during dim sum with a special cart with a huge tub of the fresh, hot, ethereally light Dofu Fa; ladle it out for you, then squirt the syrup on top. It's one of my all time favorite deserts of any cuisine.

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            Jade Asian
            136-28 39th Ave, Queens, NY 11354

            1. Also, packaged 豆花 can be found in a Asian supermarkets. Of course, quality is not the same as the freshly-made product, but there is a significantly wider variety of flavors